Othello Essay | The Opening of "Othello"

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The Opening of "Othello"

Summary: William Shakespeare's play "Othello" begins quite dramatically, with the introduction of interesting characters and sensational themes and messages, as well as Shakespeare's use of language. The intent of the opening is to engage the audience, create the dramatic tension related to the plot, and prepare the audience for the rest of the play.
The opening of `Othello' is written and made to be performed to engage the audience, create a dramatic tension where the first of the plans towards the complication take place and also to prepare the audience for the rest of the play. Shakespeare captures the attention of the audience with a dramatic opening sequence, where the first scene of `Othello' starts with a theatrical beginning that engages the audience. Shakespeare uses language as another technique that helps to dramatize the play, as well as sensational themes and messages that are incorporated into this performance. The introduction of interesting characters gives an insight into the drama and what is to come.

The antagonist of the play, Iago, is introduced in the very first scene and even then begins to speak the deception he is about to unfold. Even in the first lines that begin the play, Iago...

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